48 miles
Distance
9,353 ft
Climb
-9,329 ft
Descent
2,073 ft
High Point

Loop from Mount Venus/Cruagh via Wicklow Way to Ballinastoe

This route is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

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Trails in Route

Expressway4,777 ft
Black Forest4,544 ft
Flatliner1,178 ft
Home Run3,018 ft
Metro 1 Upper Rock Garden354 ft
Metro 14,708 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Bike type
    AM
More Stats for Cruagh to Ballinastoe Wicklow Way Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    25 ft
  • Altitude min
    249 ft
  • Altitude start
    480 ft
  • Altitude end
    504 ft
  • Grade
    0.01%
  • Grade max
    -46.883%
  • Grade min
    54.666%
  • Distance climb
    24 miles
  • Distance down
    22 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
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      Trail transparency
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      Ballinastoe Co Wicklow 06/03/16
      Ballinastoe Co Wicklow 06/03/16
      6:41 | 95 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Mar 11, 2016
      Painstakingly slow run home at Ballinastoe
      An icy spring spin on Expressway
      An icy spring spin on Expressway
      trail: Expressway
      3:27 | 32 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Mar 8, 2016
      Ballinastoe Co Wicklow 06/03/16
      Kom Training on Metro 1
      Kom Training on Metro 1
      trail: Metro 1
      4:08 | 701 | comments: 0 | favs: 1
      Mar 3, 2013
      Practice on the 100mm Hardtail. I'm gonna get ya Greg!!

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Metro 1 Upper Rock Garden
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 5:43am
      Jan 20, 2019
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      Metro 1
      Jan 6, 2019 @ 4:04am
      Jan 6, 2019
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      Home Run
      Jul 8, 2018 @ 8:51am
      Jul 8, 2018
      Expressway
      Jan 14, 2018 @ 12:58am
      Jan 14, 2018
      Black Forest
      Oct 25, 2017 @ 9:05am
      Oct 25, 2017
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